October 29, 2014

A New Edition of The Journal of Medicine & Philosophy is Available

The Journal of Medicine & Philosophy (Volume 39, No. 5, October 2014) is now available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Flouting the demands of justice? physician participation in executions” by Adam Kadlac “Love as a regulative ideal in surrogate decision making” … Read More

October 27, 2014

Euthanasia Advocate and Cancer Sufferer Dies after Appealing Online for a Lethal Drug, NT Police Investigating

(ABC.net) – A voluntary euthanasia advocate who used online video to appeal for a lethal drug has died in Darwin, triggering a police investigation. Martin Burgess, 71, was a member of the euthanasia advocacy group Exit International and a candidate … Read More

October 20, 2014

Assisted Suicide Guidelines Relaxed by Director of Public Prosecutions

(The Telegraph) – Doctors and nurses who help severely disabled or terminally ill people to take their own lives are less likely to face criminal charges after Britain’s most senior prosecutor yesterday amended guidelines on assisted suicide. Until now all … Read More

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